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  1. I

    T-Maxx 2.5 overheating

    I have a Tmaxx 2.5 i purchased around Christmas it ran very well until I brought it to a bmx park and did some jumps it suddenly began overheating to around 320F before that the temps never got over 260 it was tuned richer than breaking settings. After that i put it in a box and ignored it until...
  2. R

    Traxxas 3.3 Moving without throttle

    Have a 3.3 with a tune slight rich . Idle as low as possible but still tends to move when I stay it . High rpm when I lift off the grown as the wheel spins and dies when I brake .
  3. J

    nitro engine won't work even when I tune it

    I have a kyosho dst which had been sitting in a garage for about a year and I changed the glowplug and fuel lines and set the needles to the factory setting and got tuning. my problem here is that it runs good on high rpm but on low rpm it doesn't want to stay idling or if it does the...
  4. AlexSkalski

    Traxxas Nitro Rustler or Losi 8ight RTR?

    I am interested in purchasing a Nitro Car. I currently have an Associated SC10RS. I race at a local indoor track. I am interested in getting a Nitro, because of the challenge, sound, smell, and everything great about a Nitro. I want a buggy or on-road car that I can rip around my cul-de-sac. The...
  5. N

    Hpi firestorm exhaust keeps coming loose.. any suggestions?

    My hpi firestorm has a problem.. everytime i take it out the exhaust manifold keeps coming loose. So i keep having to replace gaskets. I bought some longer bolts and I tried to put a nut on the end but it is a very tight space and can't seem to get the nuts threaded. Another thing how tight...
  6. Michael.Nitro

    Dynamite Mach .26 engine , losi lst PLEASE HELP!!

    I really need help with my Mach .26 engine , I really need to know the factory carb settings, any websites I check always show different info I already ruined one engine I don't want to make the mistake again. Please help
  7. Gregw1

    What nitro MT would you guys like to see????

    Hey guys , what brand , size engine , tranny , etc... Would you guys like to see produced? I personally would like to see a LOSI LST XXL with an lrp .30 or a nova legend 28-8 engine a 3 speed tnanny ( forward only ) thicker engine brace bring back the aluminum threaded shocks 17 mm hexes on the...
  8. Big daddy kane

    Traxxas 4 tec 2.5 cnc Billet parts Extinct:(

    So I have a traxxas 4 tec nitro. 2.5r ..nice little car but I've recently wanted to upgrade a few part, some for performance, some for pure looks , too cnc aluminum,..but. I can't find any of these parts, I know it's a older car and all but you can search and find tons of pics of them fully...
  9. S

    How to choose servos?

    Hi guys. I don't know anything about servos. How to choose good ones (both throttle and steering) for a 1/8 nitro truggy? What characteristics do they have? What to look at during comparing? Any brand suggestions? I'm investigating the topic at the moment, but the majority of reviews are dated...
  10. Rusty Nail

    Fuel issues with my Savage X 4.6

    Hey guys. My Savage has been losing fuel pressure from the main fuel line going to the carb. It will run a few good powerful runs and pop wheelies then cut out and die. When I take the fuel line off the carb there is no fuel coming out of the line. It's like there has never been fuel run through...
  11. RMH3

    Nitro and Racing.

    I've been a basher for years now, ever since I got into it almost 20 years ago now. I'd like to get into racing but I've always been a traxxas guy. Threads every where say they're just not worth dumping the money into them for racing due to lack of durability. I get it. I would like to do 1/10...
  12. S

    HPI mini RS4 upgrades/compatible parts. Help me please!

    I recently got my hands on an old HPI mini RS4 and i'm looking to upgrade it. I've looked for it on the HPI website and they seem to have taken down all pages regarding it so no help there, but i want to upgrade it or at least find compatible parts for it. I'm looking for hop-ups or replacements...
  13. ArchmageNydia

    VX-16 Low RPM issue.

    Hey guys, my Redcat Shockwave has been serving me fairly well for a while, but I've run into a problem. As the title states, the engine is not revving nearly as high as it should, so it only goes to a crawl on full throttle. The high-speed screw is in the same place it was when it was optimally...
  14. batmanninja

    Super cheap nitro to electric conversion

    25 bux and i converted my losi xxxnt nitro to brushed...also i am converting HPI nitro mt to brushless.
  15. N

    using locktite on my revo 2.5

    OK so i bought a revo 2.5 from my dad's work friend who ran it head on into his car tire, the front end was all smashed, chasis bent, and it had sat in storage for a few years. Bought it for $70. Fixed up the front, everything is working except the engine. Took it into NorCal Hobby, my local...
  16. batmanninja

    parting nitro mt and losi xxx nt on ebay

    i am done with nitro i am converting my 2 cars to electric so i have nitro parts on ebay. i dont know how to share links from ebay here I'm doing this on my phone.bur my ebay name is olsen09 if you can search for a user name you can see my stuff. let me know if you think prices are fair. or if...
  17. Carl75

    Not starting

    I've just cleaned up and dusted the cob webs off my ansmann vapour 1/8 scale car but I'm having trouble starting it. All fuel lines are new fuel is new , I'm using 16% nitro as found it ran well on that before now I'm having trouble starting it. It's been a while since I've had a good bashing...
  18. Scalded-dog

    Engine ping? after wot

    Nitro noob here. After running a wot pass with a warmed up engine it makes a funny sound. It sounds like a normal engine then it goes ding ding ding and back to normal. The ding sounds start after letting off throttle and last for 1-2 seconds. Details below: Savage 4.6 truck and engine...
  19. P

    Help. My traxxas nitro sport is acting weird

    So I start my car up and then let it run for about 15 seconds before driving and every time I go near the throttle it makes a weird sound and barely accelerates any ideas on what it could be?
  20. NitroSCX10

    Throttle response problem!!!

    Hello I have an xtm .18 and it idles fine but when i apply throttle it takes a bit to go and keeps accelerating after i release the throttle!! PLEASE HELP!!!!
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